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Bargain Hunter: Yard sales planned this weekend

Bargain Hunter: Yard sales planned this weekend

You know what they say… one man’s trash is another’s treasure. There are sure to be some trasures to be found at one of these yard sales scheduled around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 20 Robbins Drive — Saturday Sept. 20, 8 a.m. – 1p.m. Kids Power Wheels, boys BMX bikes, snow & water

Editorial: Teacher contract: Numbers please

Towns and public employee unions have a peculiar way of drumming up public support when contract talks go badly. ‘It’s none of your business what we are asking/offering — just trust us. We’re the ones being reasonable.’ Such is the case in the contract showdown between Westport teachers and the school committee. Teachers accuse the

John E. Tingstad

Portsmouth man indicted on child molestation charge

PORTSMOUTH — A local man has been indicted n charges that he molested a child 14 years of age or younger earlier this year. The Newport County Grand Jury reported out an indictment Sept. 12 charging John E. Tingstad, 26, of 20 Attleboro Ave., Portsmouth, with two counts of first-degree child molestation. According to Portsmouth police,

Keurys Pena, aka "Michael Santana"

Escaped ACI inmate is apprehended

PROVIDENCE — Keurys Pena, the ACI inmate who escaped earlier in the week, was apprehended by members of the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force (VFTF), Rhode Island State Police Detectives assigned to the Adult Correctional Institute, members of the Providence Police and Special Investigators from the Department of Corrections mid-afternoon Wednesday, Sept. 17. Mr.


Barrington resident: Dude, where’s my car?

A Hampden Meadows resident called police on Tuesday, Sept. 9, and told officers that someone stole his car. The resident said the vehicle had been taken from his driveway, adding that strangely enough he still had both sets of car keys in his possession. Police issued an alert to departments across the state to be